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Poll Finds Americans Generally Not Worried About Possible "Year 2000" Computer Glitches

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January 8, 1999
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While a majority of Americans think computer mistakes due to the Year-2000 issue will cause only minor problems for themselves or in general, nearly half surveyed said they would avoid travelling on airplanes on or around January 1, 2000, and nearly two-thirds said they would seek extra confirmation of bank account, retirement fund or other financial records, according to a recent Gallup poll.

Some Concern Voiced Over Air Travel, Banking


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